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Privacy Notice


Remain Nantucket and Remain Ventures (collectively, “Remain”) supports the local economy, community and environmental vitality of the island of Nantucket through both charitable and non-charitable funds. This Privacy Notice explains the personal information we collect, use, and share to operate Remain.




When you browse our site, we collect:

  • Technical information, such as your browser, operating system, language preference, and IP address
  • Cookies, pixels and similar technologies that are used to track online activity
  • Usage information, such as which pages you viewed and the websites or search terms that referred you to the site


If you submit a grant proposal, we collect any information contained in the proposal, which may include:

  • Basic biographical details, such as name, gender, date of birth
  • Contact information, such as email, phone number, and address
  • Professional information and affiliations, such as title, role, or employment details
  • Proposal materials, which may include yours or others’ personal information
  • Financial and tax information, e.g. for dispersing funds or reimbursements
  • Surveys and feedback
  • Photographs and other recordings, either provided by you or taken at events
  • Social media information, such as LinkedIn
  • Any other information you provide to Remain


If you attend an event, we may collect

  • Basic biographical details (e.g., name, gender, date of birth) and contact details
  • Personal preferences, such as dietary preferences and accommodations
  • Travel information, such as travel preferences and reservations, and passport and visa information
  • Event logistics, such as which activities you are attending
  • Surveys and feedback
  • Financial information, e.g., for reimbursements
  • Photos of you


Special Categories of Data

  • We may collect health information, such as vaccination status, for certain events.



Operate Remain

Remain supports island organizations, businesses, and communities to foster the local environment, economy, and culture. We use the data we collect to administer our programs, grants, and projects. This includes receiving, reviewing, and processing applications; selecting proposals; dispersing funds; receiving progress reports; and other community engagement.

Research and Analytics
We may use survey feedback and other information we collect to conduct research to improve our programs. For example, we conduct internal research to evaluate and inform our program strategies and activities.

We may also use analytics to better understand how people interact with our programs and events.


We use technical information, cookies, and usage patterns to operate and improve our website.

For example, we perform data traffic analysis to evaluate the usage, performance, and safety of the website.


Communicate With You

If you reach out to us, we’ll use the information we have to respond. Our door is open.


Manage Operations

We use the information we collect to manage our operations, including performing accounting, auditing, and other internal functions.



We use information we collect to plan and host events, such as convenings, summits, forums, and conferences. This may include planning travel or processing reimbursements.


Make Connections

With your permission, we may make connections between you and programs in the community.




Program Partners

  • Some of our programs and events are run jointly with other institutions. We share your information to operate the program or event jointly. For example, a partner institution may be responsible for planning an event.


Affiliated Entities

  • We may share your information with our affiliated entities, including but not limited to Hillspire LLC and Futures Action Network, LLC.


Service Providers

  • We share your information with third-party service providers to help us provide our services. We use service providers for things like web hosting services, processing applications, and planning events.


Legal Purposes

  • We may also share your information if it’s required by law or legal process. For example, we may share your information in response to government requests, or to establish or defend legal claims.
  • We also may share information in connection with a merger, an acquisition, or a transfer of our assets or the assets associated with one of our programs.


Data Transfers

  • Some of the recipients described in this section may be in different countries. For our users located in the European Economic Area, UK or Switzerland, if we transfer your information to a country that has not been recognized as providing an adequate level of data protection, we rely on safeguards such as agreements with terms approved by the European Commission or ensuring that the recipients are certified under the EU-US Data Privacy Framework.



  • If you receive a grant or are involved in a program, we may feature information like your name, headshot, or biography on our website. We may include similar information in biobooks or other materials at events. Photographs taken at events may be used on our website, social media, newsletters, and shared to partners.



Users located in the EEA, the UK, Switzerland, and certain U.S. states have the right to access, delete or correct personal information we hold.


You may also have the right to object to certain processing, such as processing based on legitimate interests. In certain cases, you also may request that we provide you with a copy of your personal information in a portable format. To exercise any of these rights, please contact us as described in the “Contact Us” section below.



Remain Nantucket and Remain Ventures are responsible for the processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Notice.


For more information about the processing of your personal information or to exercise your rights, please contact us by email at